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Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:44:09 +0200
From: Felix Janda <>
Subject: Re: Add login_tty

Felix Janda wrote:
> Rich Felker wrote:
> [..]
> > I don't have any fundamental objection to this. It might be nice to
> > review the forkpty code for errors it should be checking and make
> > these improvements at the same time, though.
> Ok, attached a proposed patch.

Any comments?

login_tty() fails if and only if the ioctl fails. This is what I have
read in online man pages of other implementations.

It might be desirable to make forkpty() fail when login_tty() fails
in the child.


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